|Merchants of Doubt - Alex Smith|
"Merchants of Doubt - How a Handful of Scientists Obscure the Truth About Climate Change". Naomi Oreskes, Prof of History and Science at U. of California. Speech at U of Rhode Island, March 2, 2010. 1 hour. Mediocre audio, hi-fi recommended CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; Climate2010; ecology; climate; climate change; global warming; science; denial; corporations; oil; coal; energy; speech
|Bill Taylor from Environment Canada - Alex Smith|
Bill Taylor, climatologist Environment Canada (8 min) on climate science. Recorded by Alex Smith at the Vancouver Public Library 070224 Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2007; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; speech; Canada; policy; science
|Global Famine Starts in Texas - Alex Smith|
From You tube, excellent rant and demonstration of Texas heat killing off ability of garden plants to set fruit. Above 85 degree F days, and without going below 68 F nights - no tomatoes, beans, mellons, nada. A portent of coming global famine as global warming develops, says this You tube poster "Humptydumptytribe". 9 minutes selected for Radio Ecoshock 111207 full video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AEESU4k2dA
Keywords: environment; food; agriculture; gardening; winter; interview; radio; Radio Ecoshock; transition; local; climate; climate change; global warming; heat; famine; Texas
|Lovelock Change of Earth - Alex Smith|
Sir James Lovelock "A Change of the Living Earth" To Royal Academy, UK Oct 29 2007. Definitely one of most important climate speeches of the year. Our future described. 56 MB 1 hour. Ground-breaking.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; environmentalism; green; climate; climate change; global warming; science; UK; James Lovelock; Lovelock; speech; Royal Academy
|The Awful Truth About Fracking - Alex Smith|
True stories from Walter Brasch, author of"Fracking Pennsylvania". An update from Friends of Earth UK campaigner Helen Rimmer as government makes new "dash for (fracked) gas". With clips from American biologist/activist Sandra Steingraber. Radio Ecoshock 140108 1 hour.
Keywords: environment; energy; oil; gas; fracking; hydraulic fracturing; risks; health; impacts
|The Awful Truth About Fracking - Alex Smith|
Author, professor, and journalist Walter Brasch reports from Pennsylvania. UK energy activist Helen Rimmer explains the rabid government push for fracking, and the coming wave of misery for Great Britain. We open and close with fracking wisdom from American biologist and activist Sandra Steingraber.
Keywords: environment; energy; gas; fracking; hydraulic fracturing; U.S; UK; Europe; protests; activism; safety; risks; pollution; health
|James Lovelock Radio Adelaide|
Gaia scientist Sir James Lovelock on Radio Adelaide in 2007. Interview 070707 and speech 070706. Climate change may be unstoppable. Risk of changes to ocean circulation. His voyage of scientific discovery.
Keywords: radio; environment; environmentalism; green; climate; climate change; global warming; science; Lovelock; interview; speech
|Climate Control adapting to warming - Alex Smith|
Climate Control adapting to warming 7 min Can we adapt to global warming? Living on Earth radio 2007-05-18
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; solutions; adaptation
|Beyond Zero Emissions - Alex Smith|
Super climate U.S. scientist Ken Caldeira on Zero emissions. From Radio Ecoshock show 2008 0314 The need for a solution to a carbon-free economy.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; climate08; ecology; climate; climate change; global warming; science; emissions; reduction; greenhouse gas; solutions
|RUNAWAY TRAIN Finance & Climate Crisis - Alex Smith|
How we go bankrupt; the currency crisis from Max Keiser et al. Then Jim Laurie interview: how we can save the climate without spending a trillion dollars. Radio Ecoshock Show 081031 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2008; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; finance; economy; crisis
|Radio for Troubled Times - Alex Smith|
Biofuels & world food crisis. Breaking climate news: Jetstream moving, CO2 way up, methane escaping. From the UK: Off-grid living expert Nick Rosen. American housing crisis, storms, or fire: living in your car. Plus Medea Benjamin on Code Pink anti-war. Ecoshock 080502 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or LoFi 14 MB Songs: "Here at the End of the World" by David Rovics and new hit "Sea Lion Woman" by Canadian star Feist.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2008; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; energy; alternative; cars; crisis; economy; peace
|Drought in U.S. Southwest|
U.S. drought in South West Living on Earth radio 2007 0504
Keywords: radio; environment; environmentalism; green; climate; climate change; global warming; drought; southwest; U.S
|Mark Lynas 6 Degrees|
British author/activist on new climate book: "6 Degrees" 23 min How the Earth reacts to each degree of warming. By 6 degree Celsius rise, humans could be gone. It gets bad much before that. 2007 Radio Ecoshock interview, with Alex Smith.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; climatert; ecology; climate; climate change; global warming; impacts; crisis; interview; author
|Kevin Anderson: What They Won't Tell You About Climate Catastrophe - Alex Smith|
A review, summary and critique of an earth-breaking speech by Dr. Kevin Anderson, scientist and Deputy Director of the Tyndall Centre in Britain. Speaking to the Cabot Institute in Bristol November 6th, Anderson told the sold-out crowd that scientists and bureaucrats cannot bring themselves to tell the public the awful truth about climate change. Radio Ecoshock 121114 1 hour. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: environment; climate; climate change; global warming; science; policy; solutions; radio; Radio Ecoshock; show
|The Road to Green Jobs - Alex Smith|
Testimony to U.S. Select Committee on Energy Independence & Global Warming on initiative to fund alternative energy. Intro by Chair Ed Markey, testimony of Bracken Hendricks and Dr. Robert Pollin. 25 min CD Quality 23 MB of Lo-Fi 6 MB
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; solutions; jobs; economy; alternative; energy; testimony; U.S
|GOING DOWN IN FLAMES Dmitri Orlov - Alex Smith|
Dmitri Orlov, author of "Reinventing Collapse" predicts the next stages of economic crisis. Need to know info. Plus clips from Karmabanque Radio. Second half: dying newspapers. Journalist/editor Paul Gillin on disappearing print and new media. Also Redeye Collective on tottering Canwest media empire in Canada & Australia. 3 interviews. Radio Ecoshock Show 081114 1 hour CD quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2008; environment; ecology; green; economy; collapse; crisis; media; newspapers
|Economic Crisis Automatic Earth - Alex Smith|
From the popular finance blog The Automatic Earth - Illargi talks about the economic crisis that won't quit. He expects a Depression, with deflation. Radio Ecoshock interview.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; features; ecology; economy; economics; Depression; blog; interview
|Food Crisis Conference Call - Lester Brown - Alex Smith|
Lester Brown press call conference on the causes of the world food crisis (34 minutes in a tiny fast-downloading file). Brown, of Earth-Policy.org says this isn't a passing crisis, but a new trend which will cause mass starvation from here on out. 2008-04-16
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; food; agriculture; crisis
|David Suzuki on the Wild Side|
Speech by Dr. David Suzuki: Wild Things With Wings Music Hall, Toronto 080503 recorded by J.P. Warren, with permission to Radio Ecoshock. 30 min CD quality (28 MB) or Lo-Fi (7 MB) Again, this TV broadcaster/scientist tries to link our consciousness to the realities and beauty of Nature.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; speech; Nature
|Flood Fire Wind - Climate Shift - Alex Smith|
From The Weather Underground, Jeff Masters explains killer tornadoes, record floods, Texas drought, with an eye to the climate. From Climateprogress blogger and energy expert Joe Romm on weather & climate, plus new science. Canadian wildfire expert Mike Flannigan on Boreal and Tundra fires. Music: "High Water Rising" by Joel Zifkin. "Radio Ecoshock 110527 1 hour. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: environment; climate change; weather; global warming; climate; storms; tornadoes; drought; floods; science; show
|The Nuclear Nightmare Continues - Alex Smith|
As four Japanese reactors burn, a historic interview with famous anti-nuclear campaigner Helen Caldicott. Can Japan recover? Will America or Europe experience the same. Caldicott explains the transgenerational impact of nuclear radiation, a form of "compulsory random genetic engineering" even with normal operation of nuclear power. Then a wise interview with Peak Oil psychologist Kathy McMahon. How to handle the ugly headlines, and denial by spouse or family...
Keywords: environment; nuclear; nuclear power; reactor; accident; Japan; earthquake; risk; news
|Green Reality VS Ozzie Zehner - Alex Smith|
Green tech investor Dan Miller, and host Alex Smith answer Ozzie Zehner's claims that green energy is an "illusion". Ecoshock 150107
Keywords: environment; ecology; energy; alternative; solar; wind
|Fukushima Disaster - One Year Later - Alex Smith|
Speech by nuclear expert Arnold Gundersen to Vancouver conference March 11th, organized by Physicians for Global Survival. Government lies, Tokyo radioactive, current status of 3 out-of-control reactors. Plus citizen activism in Japan, as parents measure radiation in their children. Aya Marumori & Wataru Iwata of CRMS from Fukushima. Radio Ecoshock show 120314 1 hour Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: environment; nuclear; nuclear power; accidents; atomic; Fukushima; radiation; health; impacts; risks; Japan; Radio Ecoshock
|WARNINGS: The Russian Heat Storm - Alex Smith|
Record heat, drought & fires swept Russia. Vladimir Tchouprov of Greenpeace Moscow, and ex-pat author Dmitry Orlov sort out events & meaning. Was it global warming? Plus Lester Brown on grain loss, & 15 lessons for the rest of us. Song: "Power From Above" by Dan Berggren, Song clip: "Fire" Arthur Brown, 1968 Radio Ecoshock 100903 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2010; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; Russia; Moscow; smog; deaths; heat; grain; food; exports; heat wave; fires; drought
|Dont' Geoengineer the Ocean!|
Pat Mooney, from the ETC Group, explains why trying to seed algae in the ocean with iron is such a bad idea. We have no idea if it will really collect more carbon for the atmosphere, or how long it would stay in the ocean. Reacting to a geonengineering scheme for money, by now defunt "Planktos" company, with Russ George. Radio Ecoshock interview 2007. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; environmentalism; ecology; oceans; climate; global warming; geoengineering; algae; carbon; offsets; business
|Climate: Arctic Thermostat Blows Up - Alex Smith|
The Arctic thermostat for the world is broken, with record heat & emissions in 2012. Four speakers from Arctic Methane Emergency group film: Peter Wadhams, James Hansen, Natalia Shakhova, David Wasdell. Plus interview with AMEG member Paul Beckwith from University of Ottawa. How polar ice-melt derails climate of Nothern Hemisphere, heading for uncontrollable heating. Radio Ecoshock 121219 1 hour Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: environment; climate; climate change; global warming; Arctic; sea ice; melt; polar; weather; impacts; radio; Radio Ecoshock; show
|Clinton New Energy System|
Quick clip of former President Bill Clinton on David Letterman show calling for a new energy system for America. 2007 0330
Keywords: radio; environment; environmentalism; green; climate; climate change; global warming; Clinton; energy
|Peruvian activist Hugo Blanco - Alex Smith|
From Peru, Indigenous activist Hugo Blanco speaks about ecosocialism, with a translator. Ideas from South America. 35 min. Recorded by Alex Smith of Radio Ecoshock.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; Peru; South America; aboriginal; rights; ecosocialism; politics; capitalism; alternative
|Helen Caldicott: Nuclear After Japan's Disaster - Alex Smith|
This in-depth interview with world-famous anti-nuclear campaigner Dr. Helen Caldicott is from the Radio Ecoshock Show March 25, 2011. Shocking details of how nuclear power creates transgenerational diseases. Parts of Japan may never recover. America, Canada, and Europe face the same threats. Caldicott calls for a revolution against the psychosis of nuclear power and nuclear weapons. 28 minutes. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: environment; nuclear; nuclear power; reactor; accident; Japan; earthquake; risk; interview; Caldicott
|Poisoned Flag: Testimony of 2 US Sailors Nuked by Fukushima - Alex Smith|
Quartermasters Maurice Enis, and Jaime Plym, now out of the Navy, speak in New York City, at a press conference organized by the Helen Caldicott Foundation and the Physicians for Social Responsibility on March 11th, 2013, two years after radioation from the triple melt down in Japan hit the crew of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. 28 min.
Keywords: environment; nuclear; nuclear power; accidents; Fukushima; Japan; US; Navy; radiation; legal
|Abrupt Climate Change - Alex Smith|
Abrupt Climate Change - Awakening the Giant podcast Part One 27 min; Part Two 28 min Science finds relatively sudden climate change (in 10 years) happened before.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; environmentalism; green; climate; climate change; global warming
|THE PROLONGED CRASH - Alex Smith|
Investigation into why FDIC and Federal Reserve took over a trillion in toxic trash for the taxpayer. Also James H. Kuntsler on deep reasons crash of America is inevitable (Peak Oil X greed = obvious disaster). News of global bailouts and why they will fail. Meanwhile, climate threat grinds on - remember Galveston? Also: where are the protests? Ecoshock Show 081003 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2008; environment; ecology; green; economy; collapse; Peak Oil; energy; climate; climate change; global warming
|Queensland Floods, Unstable Future - Jeff Masters - Alex Smith|
Interview with Meterologist Jeff Masters, from The Weather Underground (#56 most popular site on the Net). We discuss the super floods in Queensland, Australia - and the new global trend toward extreme precipitation events. Including the heavy snowfall in New England (a record in New York!). Why is this happening? From Radio Ecoshock 110107 25 minutes in Hi-Fi or Lo-Fi
Keywords: radio; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; climate; climate change; global warming; interview; Queensland; Australia; floods; deaths; oceans; science
|Arctic Melt Down - Scientists Speak - Alex Smith|
In 2012, the Arctic Sea Ice hit a stunning new record low. Rutgers scientist Jennifer Francis explains how this changes weather for billions of people in the Northern Hemisphere. Plus the Director of the Snow and Ice Data Center, Mark Serreze on record and what it means, and analysis from polar scientist Jennifer Bitz, U of Washington. In depth, direct from top scientists. Radio Ecoshock 120912 1 hour...
Keywords: environment; climate; climate change; global warming; Arctic; sea; ice; weather; impacts; melting; ocean; radio; Radio Ecoshock
|Abrupt Climate Change - Again! - Alex Smith|
Dr. James White, Arctic specialist at U of Colorado, says abrupt climate shifts happened in the past, happen now, and will come again. Huge changes possible. Then UK psychotherapist Ro Randall on how to talk to a denier. Clip of Robert Kennedy Jr. on coal.
Keywords: environment; climate; change; global; warming; ecology; science; radio; Ecoshock
|Abrupt Climate Change - Yes - Alex Smith|
Scientist Paul Beckwith speaks out on Arctic methane and abrupt climate change - and ways to stave it off. Scientist Douglas McCauley, University of California: industrializing the ocean could lead to mass extinction of marine animals. Radio Ecoshock 150128
Keywords: environment; ecology; climate; climate change; global warming; Arctic; methane; science; ocean; oceanography
|Nukes, Storms & Fighting Back - Alex Smith|
After Fukushima, making U.S. reactors safer. Feature interview with nuclear engineer David Lochbaum from Union of Concerned Scientists. Speech by Paul Watson at Premiere of new film "Eco-Pirate" with director Trish Dolman in Vancouver, Canada. Lively Q and A, as Watson updates his campaigns, now off to stop illegal fishing off the coast of war-torn Libya. Has Japan given up its illegal whaling for good? Earthbeat host Daphne Wysham records a Virginia storm victim...
Keywords: environment; nuclear; nuclear power; reactor; accident; Japan; earthquake; risk; whaling; activism; fishing; oceans
|Fracking Myths & Climate Capitalism - Alex Smith|
Part 1: After speaking in place of climate denier Exxon CEO, Richard Heinberg sticks a pin in the frackin' natural gas bubble. Interview, followed by speech except by David Hughes of Post Carbon Institute. Part 2: "Climate Capitalism" book by founder of Natural Capitalism, Hunter Lovins. Launch speech by co-author Professor Boyd Cohen. A new business approach to climate change. Pokes some Sacred Cows, loaded with real-world details...
Keywords: environment; radio; ecoshock; climate; climate change; global warming; energy; gas; fracking; capitalism; business; show
|Climate Down in Durban - Alex Smith|
United Nations agreement fails to protect climate. Indian analyst prefers failure to empty climate agreement at COP17 Durban Dec 2011. James Hansen at AGU San Francisco Dec 6. Durban wrap up with Janet Redman of IPS. Australian Prof. Michael Raupach on burst of new carbon & changing world. Radio Ecoshock 111214 1 hour. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: environment; climate; climate change; global warming; United Nations; conference; Durban; South Africa; science; Australia; U.S
|Green Dreams - Future or Fantasy? - Alex Smit & Greg Moffitt|
UK guest host Greg Moffitt interviews scientist David Fridley, from Berkeley National Lab and the Post-Carbon Institute. Radio Ecoshock 150114
Keywords: environment; ecology; economy; green; technology; alternative; energy; radio; Ecoshock
|Greedy Lying Bastards - film by Craig Rosebraugh - Alex Smith|
How do big oil companies frack the world? Let me count the ways in this interview with film-maker Craig Rosebraugh. For his new movie "Dirty Lying Bastards" Craig went to more than a dozen countries, filming the victims of oil spills, pollution, and poisoning. From the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf to Uganda and beyond. Cutting through the PR and the BS, a disturbing look at major oil companies behavior...
Keywords: environment; energy; oil; offshore; drilling; accidents; spills; pollution; corporations; media; film; interview; radio; Radio Ecoshock; oil
|Japan: Triple Meltdown - Alex Smith|
Confirmation that 3 reactors damaged, melting down in Japan. Civil defense info to protect yourself. Plus investigation into Diablo Canyon California reactor built on quake zone, and how Americans can take action. Even Japanese authorities admit the protective containment vessels of 3 reactors at Fukushima Dai-ichi are "punctured". Reactor 2 likely cracked, leaking hot fuel down to concrete basement...
Keywords: environment; nuclear; nuclear power; reactor; accident; Japan; earthquake; risk; news; U.S; safety
|Best Climate Music - Alex Smith|
6 Best Climate Songs 24 MB 26 min as of 2008. Just a small selection for global warming or climate change causes, as played on Radio Ecoshock.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; features; ecology; climate; climate change; global warming; music; songs
|Nuclear Extinction Is Still Possible - Alex Smith|
Famous anti-nuclear activist Dr. Helen Caldicott warns nuclear extinction still looms - a threat as great as climate change. Then author David Bollier explains the new Commons on the ground and in cyber-space. Radio Ecoshock 150211
Keywords: environment; ecology; nuclear; weapons; risk; arms; disarmament; radio; Ecoshock
|CLIMATE & CAPITALISM - Alex Smith|
American Titanic Steady as She Sinks - navigating the U.S. financial crisis with indie journalist Mike Whitney. Then Canadian educator/author Ian Angus speech "Climate and Capitalism" (must Capitalism fall to save the climate?) Radio Ecoshock show 071123 1 hr 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2007; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; Capitalism; socialism; finance; crisis; economy; collapse; speech
|Hot News from an Overheated Planet - Alex Smith|
52% of wildlife lost since 1970. Cost of climate change forum with Treasury Secretaries Robert Rubin and Jack Lew. Update on climate march and results. Plus climate poetry and new song by Neil Young. Radio Ecoshock 141008
Keywords: environment; science; climate; climate change; global warming; wildlife; finance; protest; news; music
|Arctic Emergency - Threat to the Planet - Alex Smith|
Is the Arctic tipping into a global climate emergency? 3 interviews with 3 top climate scientists: Carlos Duarte, award-winning oceanographer; Peter Wadhams, arctic sea ice specialist at Cambridge; David Archer, University of Chicago, carbon & methane expert, co-editor at RealClimate.org. Each evaluates the possibility of a sudden methane burst raising global temperatures, and other Arctic risks. Radio Ecoshock 120215 1 hour Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: environment; Arctic; polar; sea ice; tipping point; climate; climate change; global warming; science; interview; show; radio; Radio Ecoshock; methane
|Disappearing Fisheries - Alex Smith|
Disappearing Fisheries: Ecoshock review & highlights of speech by Dr. Daniel Pauly 45 MB 48 min Recorded at UBC Vancouver Canada by Radio Ecoshock Fish may be replaced by Jelly fish, due to overfishing - especially trawling! - climate change, and pollution. Respected Canadian fisheries scientist warns of the worst.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; features; ecology; ocean; fish; fisheries; extinction; trawling; speech; Canada; science
|Passivhaus Workshop - Alex Smith|
Recorded by Alex Smith, 080524 in Vancouver, Canada - a workshop by Guido Wimmers, Austrian expert in building "Passivhau" super low energy homes and other buildings. Outlines ways to prevent heat loss, using tight construction and air exchange. Uses practically no heating, and likely no air-conditioning. Thousands already built in Austria and Germany. Talk, plus Q and A (audio in Q and A mediocre).
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; climate08; ecology; climate; climate change; global warming; construction; solutions; housing; energy; reduction
|Talking Apocalypse with Friends and Family - Alex Smith|
Author and editor of Brain,Child magazine Tracy Mayor on the problems of talking about climate change and Peak Oil to friends and relatives. And what do we say to the kids? Interview from the Radio Ecoshock Show 101126 18 min. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; children; Peak Oil; family